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recent thoughts & eats

my moleskin is currently littered with half-recipes, disjointed thoughts & incomplete lists of ingredients for said half-recipes. try as i may to keep track of what i put in my face, the past few months have been too much of … Continue reading

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apple pizza with brie, onion jam & kale

it’s apple season, otherwise known as the hot-blooded winter heart’s second-favorite time of year. i love all seasons, but i’ve always been an autumn girl, gladly embracing the busyness of a new school year, stashing my sundresses & bikinis without … Continue reading

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brown rice bowl with tahini miso dressing

to not share what i made for dinner with you last night would just be criminal. it was one of the best dinners i’ve made in awhile–brown rice tossed in a tahini miso dressing with tangy undertones of lemon & … Continue reading

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veggie lo mein

i can’t tell you how many times this year i’ve craved a good bowl (or takeout box) of veggie lo mein! it happens at least once a month, sometimes when i’m up late doing schoolwork & too busy to cook. … Continue reading

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quinoa tabbouleh

i think it’s finally safe to say that summer’s come. it’s been deliciously warm the past few days & my body has officially switched from craving warm, hearty, heavier meals to craving cold, zesty, lighter ones. tonight’s dinner fit the … Continue reading

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spring vegetable tart with thyme & gruyere

saturday morning was cold & rainy. after waking up early for a run, i took a hot shower, bundled up & headed to the farmer’s market. armed with cups of hot tea & fresh pastries from stella’s bakery (apple turnover … Continue reading

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chicken salad with tarragon

i know it’s not quite summer yet, but i was hit hard this week by a craving for chicken salad. it’s the quintessential summer dish–light, yet filling, with the delectable crunch of green onions & celery. i also like the … Continue reading

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spinach salad with pears, grapes, blue cheese & pistachios

i’ve been trying to eat more greens, but i always feel so uninspired when it comes to making salads. after resurrecting an old college fav–the signature salad from cosi–for a takeout dinner last week, i knew what would be in … Continue reading

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roasted eggplant with garlic buttermilk sauce & pomegranate seeds

it took me awhile to figure out what to write about this afternoon, since i’ve had so much good food since last we met. ย nathan was here over the weekend & took me to lombardino’s for a birthday dinner on … Continue reading

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herb-stuffed tomatoes

another day, another recipe fromย plenty. one thing i love about ottolenghi’s cooking style is the obvious influence that growing up in the middle east has had on him–there are plenty of middle eastern herb combinations & lots of olives. no … Continue reading

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